Posts by: renee

Homemade Queso Dip for Your Next Gathering!

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I didn’t realize how many ingredients go into making queso dip. Man, it is totally worth it. This queso dip recipe is 100% homemade, and it beats the pants off of all the store-bought, processed cheese dips. I mean, seriously! I was never really a fan of queso dip, but...

Shrimp Caesar Salad with HOMEMADE Caesar Dressing

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Caesar salads are my favorite salad of all time. If a restaurant has a Caesar salad, I’m most likely trying it. There’s something about it that is super comforting to me. I’m not sure what it is, but I just love it. Honestly, I think my favorite store-bought Caesar salad dressing...

Homemade Fresh Strawberry Cake

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Strawberry pastries and bakes goods are one of my favorites. One, they just scream summer. Summer is my favorite time of the year. I live in the PNW, and we get all 4 seasons, and we seem to have an especially long winter… This year is the year of never ending...

Chicken Breast Pesto Sandwich

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I didn’t used to be much of a sandwich fan. I never really understood the “a perfect sandwich can change your day” mentality. Now that I’ve had some really good gourmet sandwiches, I get it! This chicken breast pesto sandwich is up there in fabulous, day0changing sandwiches. Wow! It was...

Bang Bang Honey Orange Shrimp

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Kaboom! Yep, this bang bang honey shrimp is also know as firecracker shrimp. Whatever you call it, it’s absolutely delicious! I love this recipe is because it’s incredibly flavorful, but it is also super simple and fast. I work a lot. I don’t have much time to make long dinners....

Spinach and Artichoke Dip Stuffed Mushrooms

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spinach and artichoke dip is one of my favorite treats. I love it! When I was younger, my mom and I used to order appetizer platters and split them for dinner. Mozzarella sticks, spinach and artichoke dip, waffle fries, onion rings, and chicken strips were always what we ordered. You got...

Summer Peach Pound Cake

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One of my favorite things about summer is this produce. I grew up on a small, urban, organic farm. Fresh produce is something that I grew up on, and that I miss very much now that I don’t have as much access to it. We’re in the PNW so peaches generally...

Classic Strawberry Fluff Made in Minutes!

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Strawberry Fluff is one of those dishes that I saw often when we’d go to my dad’s side of the family in Idaho for Thanksgiving. Instead of calling it Fluff though, they called it Jell-O Salad. I think it’s equally known as both. I hadn’t had this treat in almost...